THE MENACE OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS AMONG STATES

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Published: 2022-02-19

Page: 374-378


BASHIR ABDULLAHI *

Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Gombe State University, Nigeria.

ENOCH AMILA SHEHU

Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Federal University Lafiya, Nigeria.

LABAJIRGE BEDAN SILAS

Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

This study examined comparatively the menace of unemployment among states in Nigeria. The study relied on the secondary data while content analysis was employed in analyzing the gathered data. Marxist Theory of Unemployment was used as a framework of analysis in this study. The study discovered that in Nigeria no one single state is without the problem of unemployment. However, some states have been experiencing high rate of unemployment. Among the drivers of unemployment include poor curriculum in higher institutions, lack of steady electricity, and corruption among others. It is recommended by this study that for unemployment to be arrested there should be serious efforts by the government to revisit the curriculum, steady electricity as well as doing away with all sorts of corruption in the public sector.

Keywords: Unemployment, menace, corruption, Nigeria


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ABDULLAHI, B., SHEHU, E. A., & BEDAN SILAS, L. (2022). THE MENACE OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS AMONG STATES. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 5(1), 374–378. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/2833

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